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Assistant Accounting

May 12, 2020

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Plot M**, Ssebugwo Drive, P.O Box 560, Entebbe-Uganda, Kampala. 256-********* / 702595526


Highly skilled Assistant Accountant with 8 years of diverse accounting and finance experience in both aviation industry and public sector (Local Government) environment. Result-oriented and organized professional with an in-depth understanding of GAAP. Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make well thought decisions, excellent written and communication skills, highly trustworthy, discreet and ethical. Resourceful in the completion of projects and effective at multi-tasking.


•Tally, Quick books, SUN and Oracle & icargo system

•Customer relations

•Bookkeeping skills

•Financial Reporting

•Tax returns filling

•Forecasting & budgeting

•Payroll management

•Internal control management


•Office and Time management

•Good training skills

•CPA Uganda student level 11

•Procurement skills

•Audit skills


Finance Officer 07/2014 to Current

National Aviation Services-NAS Entebbe, Uganda – Kampala

Adhere to assigned work schedule as outlined in the department, policies and procedures; ensures all behaviours comply with National Aviation Services rules and regulations.

Ensure that all invoices are checked and signed by the user department and have all supporting documents before being captured.

Ensure that all invoices are processed through payable module and set up for payment

Ensure the accurate capturing of invoices and payments into the financial accounting system.

Ensure the matching of invoices and payment is done on regular basis

Scrutinize the invoices against requisition/LPO/Contract/Delivery note…etc before processing payments

Reconciliation of payments made to suppliers and ensure that there’s no double payment or errors in finance payment module.

Monitor accounts of major suppliers of the company to ensure payments are up to date and resolve any issues with the suppliers.

Resolve invoice discrepancies and any other anomalies that may come up or any other complaints from suppliers

Provide barter & supplier statements whenever required

Provide payable account statements when required

Work with strict hourly and daily deadlines to ensure Payables operations are performed on a timely basis

Maintain appropriate filing of daily and monthly of invoices and payments

Provide support for Payables related audits; and ensure audit teams are provided with required information and responses.

Process payments for suppliers as per payment terms

Implement appropriate month end closure and General Ledger management processes, procedures and practices

Accurate and timely preparation and presentation of monthly bank reconciliation statements for all bank accounts of the company

Preparation of the payroll of 600 staff plus

Review and ensure up to date Fixed Asset Register is maintained

Monthly filling of tax returns and NSSF

Ensure compliance with relevant statutory obligations across the entire network of the company’s operation and filling of returns in those jurisdictions.

Perform such other duties as may be assigned

Examiner of Accounts, 04/2012 to 06/2014

Semuto Town Council, Nakaseke District, Uganda-Kampala

•Conducted pre-audit for all payments.

•Ensured proper accountability for all payments.

•Checked compliance with the internal control processes.

•Ensured compliance with procurement process for all goods and services.

•Ensured that expenditures are posted into books of accounts.

Accounts Assistant, 04/2011 to 06/2014

Semuto Town Council, Nakaseke District, Uganda – Kampala

•Posting and updating Council accounts/ledgers to ensure that they are well balanced. Processing of payments and disbursements for the council Projects and ensuring appropriate supporting documents are attached and proper account heads charged.

•Reconciling books of accounts and extracting draft trial balance/transaction on the list for review.

•Maintaining an Assets Register for the Town Council.

•Preparing the interim financial reports and other financial reports required under the project for NAADS programme and Urban Roads Grant.

•Providing Information on Electronic Fund Transfer and executing payments to Beneficiaries;

•Preparing payment advice form and compiling and filing tax returns.

•Posting vote books

•Participate in the annual stocktaking.

•Providing custody for accounting records and documents;

•Participate in revenue sensitization, enumeration, assessment and collection

•Participate in the preparation of Audit files / Audit processes

•Updating payroll

•Guiding and supervision of Town Agents


1.Bachelor of Science: Accounting, 2013

Ndejje University - Kampala

Graduated with 2.9 GPA

2.Diploma in Business Administration: Accounting, 2008

Makerere University Business School- Kampala

Graduated with 3.7 GPA

3.High School Diploma: 2005

Yale High School- Kayunga District

Mathematics, Economics and Geography

UCE certificate: 2003

4.Kitatya Secondary School- Kayunga District


Adventure and travel

Praising and Worshiping

Charity work


1.MS. Gloria Kugonza

Principle Accountant-ACCA I CPAU Entebbe Handling Service Limited.

P.O Box 560 Entebbe, Uganda Email: Mob: 256-********* / 773341563.

2.Mr. Kwisiga I. Charles

Internal Auditor-ACCA I CPAU Civil Aviation Authority Uganda

P.O Box 3893, Kampala Email: Mob: 25-677*-****** / 075*******.

3.Mr. Kyalimpa Samuel

Senior Treasurer, Semuto Town Council

P.O Box 125, Wobulenzi,Mob: +256-********* / 070*******

4.Mr. Mukobe Samuel

Revenue Accountant -Uganda Revenue Authority

Lecturer-Management and Accountancy Training Institute.

Email: Mob: 256-***-****** / 789 009948


English Fluent both spoken and written,

Other local languages; Runyakitara, Luganda


•Produced financial statements in the area of financial reporting through maintaining proper books of accounts by analyzing, classifying and recording data.

•Maintained integrity and liased with the team and ensured that the closing discipline and monthly deadlines are met.

•Provided assistance to both external and internal audit through answering queries and inquiries.

•Assembled and organized data from multiple sources through use of Tally, SUN, QuickBooks and Oracle systems for presentations to management.

•Built a team with cashiers through supervision, guidance and motivation hence moral levels maintained, objective achieved, and productivity maximized.

•Prepared the monthly Payroll for the company for over 600 staff plus and with the exceptional efforts and contributions, I managed to get various awards recognitions for the employee of the month.

•Performed tax methods applicable to business revenues and expenditures. Prepared and filled tax returns monthly.

•Stock taking survey: member of the survey team for the 4 years I worked with local Government and performed and gained knowledge in stock taking to establish closing balances for every financial year.

•CPA Student level II

•Gained experience and exposure working with various UN Missions like MONUSCO, UNSOS, UNMISS, UNSIFA, MINUSMA, UNHAS at the Entebbe support base and handling grants like NAADS grant, water grant, urban roads grant, WASH grants etc.


Milly Kamusingwa

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